Stanimir Ivanov Kumurdjiev (a.k.a. Stanimir Vaglenov)
Stanimir Ivanov Kumurdjiev, (also known as Stanimir Vaglenov) Bulgaria, is the head of the Department of Information and Online Services at Media Group Bulgaria, which manages and edits Bulgarian newspapers and magazines.
He is responsible for the group’s Internet projects. Ivanov Kumurdjiev’s investigations have covered Bin Laden’s network in the Balkans, money laundering, organized crime, the theft of European funds, the baby trade and arms dealer Viktor Bout. In 2007 he founded the Bulgarian Investigative Journalism Centre in Sofia. He has won numerous journalism prizes, including the Daniel Pearl Award as part of the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project, and a Global Shining Light Award. Ivanov Kumurdjiev published a book – a collection of his work – and teaches investigative journalism at Sofia University.